You can ‘get to know’ someone from behind the safety of a screen.
But a recent study by the University of South Florida suggests that – while a short period of messaging is fine – we actually shouldn’t wait too long to arrange a meeting.
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The original article compared this to driving 6 hours (3 hours each way), just to have a cup of coffee. If you are online dating thinking this is a hourly job you are a big LOSER.
I thought about posting this in Ask A Girl/Guy, but I really want responses from both sides of the fence, and I think this topic might be interesting enough that it shouldn’t be capped at 21 replies. You post a profile, say what you want about yourself and your interests, post your best pictures, browse profiles, message some, and keep up with your life. Are you going to let online dating rule or ruin your life?
Here are five facts about online dating: Online dating has lost much of its stigma, and a majority of Americans now say online dating is a good way to meet people.
When we first studied online dating habits in 2005, most Americans had little exposure to online dating or to the people who used it, and they tended to view it as a subpar way of meeting people.
Published in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, it explains that there’s a ‘tipping point’ when it comes to online dating.
Put simply, how soon you meet will have a direct effect on your chemistry. You could be consigning yourself to a disappointing date.
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